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GRAY CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL TO REFOCUS BUSINESS ON ITS CLINICAL TRIALS DIVISION

2016 LGBT Business of Pride Award Honorees

Scott Gray of Gray Consulting International will be presented with the 2016 LGBT Business of Pride Award on November 10, 2016.

He’s Going to Rio! Community Helps Delco Athlete’s Dad Realize His Olympic Dream – NBC10 Philadelphia

HGA HOSTS FIRST FAM TRIP TO CUBA

On the heels of the successful 4th Annual HGA Global Forum, Hosts Global Alliance (HGA), along with Cuba Incentive Travel Associates, hosted an exciting and educational fam trip to Cuba. The group of 21 people consisted of HGA clients, members, and staff, who were treated to three days of music, culture, historical sites, and plenty of warm Cuban hospitality. “The HGA fam trip to Cuba was one of the highlights of my meeting management career,” remarks Steve Goodman, Managing Director at MeetingAdvice. “Not only did we get the chance to see this fascinating country forbidden to most Americans, but we saw hope and opportunity at every corner. Havana has such potential to be the hotspot of the Caribbean, with welcoming people, beautiful architecture and of course, those 1950s cars!” Read the full press release Hosts Global Alliance

Kathy Murphy featured in MPI’s Meetings Outlook. Read the full article here.

Scott Gray featured in the Reading Eagle‘s Business Weekly. Read the full article here.

GRAY CONSULTING INTERNATIONAL (GRAY) TODAY ANNOUNCED THE COMPANY’S RELOCATION TO EXPANDED FACILITIES ADJACENT TO PHILADELPHIA’S INDEPENDENCE MALL.

Philadelphia, PA, May 31, 2016

The new address for the company is: 190 N. Independence Mall West, Suite 201, Philadelphia, PA 19106

“We are thrilled to be moving to one of the most historic areas in our city,” said Kathy Murphy, President of Gray. “Our new office space provides the room we need for our rapidly growing company and also significantly upgrades our work environment. The layout and contemporary design features — including natural light, an open floor plan, color, and height-adjustable desks are designed to provide a more functional, flexible and healthy workplace for our employees.”

“In conjunction with the company’s relocation, we have also refreshed our logo to a more modern design,” Ms. Murphy noted.

Gray has experienced rapid growth in its business over the past year, led by 600% growth of its clinical trials services business, Clincierge®, all while still adding new clients to the Meetings & Incentive division and GForce promotional products division.

About Gray Consulting International

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, with regional operations in Ft. Lauderdale, San Diego, Raleigh-Durham, Denver, Virginia, Boston, and Toronto, is an NGLCC certified LGBT Business Enterprise initially providing full-scope meeting and incentive planning services to other corporations.

Gray produces more than 200 corporate meetings, events, and incentives each year. While the majority of its customers are in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Gray’s diversified customer base includes the automotive, consumer products, and insurance sectors.

Gray also operates two specialty divisions, GForce Promotions and Clincierge®. GForce Promotions, founded in 2008, offers customers widest selection and highest quality awards, brand name apparel, electronics, and recreational accessories to create the perfect branding mechanism for corporate promotions and gifts. Clincierge®, founded in 2015, improves patient-centricity in clinical trials and general medical treatments by providing personalized support, travel and accommodation logistics for patients and their caregivers, and directly paying trial-related costs outside of reimbursable incidental expenses. Clincierge operates worldwide in 30 countries and 23 languages, adding service areas and capabilities as needed.

For more information on Gray Consulting International, please visit our website at http://www.gcimi.com.

Contact: Kathy Murphy
Gray Consulting International
Email: kmurphy@gcimi.com
office: +1-215-413-7881

GRAY CONSULTING INC. ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
October 9, 2015

Gray Consulting International is pleased to announce the appointment of James Parsons as Chief Financial Officer of Gray Consulting International and all of its’ divisions on May 11th of this year.

Jim is 56 years of age and has held the positions of Vice President of Finance as well as CFO with previous employers.  A goal oriented business partner with a demonstrated track record of leading the preparation, analysis and distribution of financial reports to communicate company trends and results.  He comes to Gray a financial leader with extensive and proven experience in driving efficiency and productivity.  Most significantly noted should be his experience with business systems and implementation of process improvements, as well as due diligence and organization planning and building.

Jim received his BS in Finance from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA and his MBA in Finance at LaSalle University in Philadelphia.

 “We’re thrilled that our search for a CFO has brought us Jim.  Already in 6 months he’s used his broad experience and leadership to drive multiple changes that are improving systems, procedures & response time enterprise-wide which supports our growth trajectory”, said Scott Gray, CEO.

 

GRAY CONSULTING INC. OFFICIALLY CERTIFIED AS LGBT BUSINESS ENTERPRISE® BY NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Philadelphia, PA
August 1, 2015

Gray Consulting Inc. is proud to announce their recent certification as an LBGT Business Enterprise (LGBTE®) through the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Diversity Initiative. The NGLCC is the nation’s exclusive certifying body for LGBT owner and operated businesses.

With this official certification, the NGLCC, its organizational allies, and corporate partners now nationally recognize Gray Consulting, Inc. as a diverse supplier. The firm joins the growing ranks of over 650 certified LGBTBEs.

Gray Consulting Inc. and it’s divisions, GForce Promotions and Clincierge™ are now eligible to participate in the NGLCC’s corporate partners’ supplier diversity programs, can take advantage of the vast educational opportunities promoted by the NGLCC, and can work to foster business to business relationships with other LBGTBEs.

About the NGLCC:
The NGLCC is the business advocate and direct link between LGBT business owners, corporations, and government. The NGLCC was founded as the exclusive organization for certification of LGBT owned businesses, and works to foster mutually beneficial opportunities for small businesses and corporate members. As the umbrella organization for 59 state, local, and international LGBT chambers of commerce affiliates, the NGLCC is the largest LGBT business advocacy and development organization in the world.

For more information, visit www.nglcc.org or contact 202.234.9181

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